Meet the Author: Marisa Acocella

Author Bio and Details

Marisa Acocella is a cartoonist for The New Yorker whose work has appeared in The New York Times, Glamour, and O, The Oprah Magazin e, among other publications. She is the author of the New York Times bestselling graphic novel Ann Tenna(Knopf), Cancer Vixen(Knopf), and Just Who the Hell Is She Anyway?(Crown). Her graphic memoir Cancer Vixen was named one of TimeMarisa Acocella Marchetto Foundation at Mount Sinai Beth Israel Comprehensive Cancer Center and the Dubin Breast Center at Mount Sinai, she lives in New York City.

Books by Marisa Acocella

The Big She-Bang

The Herstory of the Universe According to God the Mother

Book cover image: The Big She-Bang: The Herstory of the Universe According to God the Mother

New Yorker cartoonist Marisa Acocella tells an alternate her-story of the world in a new brilliant graphic book. Narrated by God the Mother and featuring all of the bad-ass women who have been relegated to footnotes, or worse, vilified for daring to speak their minds, The Big She-Bang goes head to head with the big "book written by men about a bunch of men" to tell it like it is.  More »

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